Washington County Commissioner Dennis Hegberg was reelected Jan. 13 on a unanimous vote of the Minnesota Counties Intergovernmental Trust Board of Directors to serve as chair in 2012. He represents District 1, which encompasses Birchwood, Dellwood, Forest Lake, Grant, Hugo, Mahtomedi, Marine on St. Croix, Pine Springs, Scandia, White Bear Lake, and Willernie. This is Hegberg’s seventh election to this position. He was first elected chair in 2006. Hegberg was first appointed by the Association of Minnesota Counties to serve on the MCIT board in 1993. Hegberg is one of five county commissioners serving on the nine-member MCIT board. The board is comprised of five seats filled by county commissioners; two seats filled by county commissioners, auditors or auditor-treasurers; and one seat filled by a county administrator or coordinator who is recommended by the Minnesota Association of County Administrators.